Tag archive for ‘Pharma business news’
By businessnewstoday On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Biogen to acquire Pfizer neurology drug in a deal that could reach $600m

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Pharma acquisition news : US biotechnology company Biogen has made a deal with Pfizer to buy the latter’s neurology drug candidate PF-04958242, More...

By businessnewstoday On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

US pharma giant Merck to buy Australian biotech company Viralytics for $394m

Merck acquisition of Viralytics : US pharma giant Merck has made an AUD 502 million ($394 million) deal to acquire Viralytics, an Australian biotech company focused on developing oncolytic immunotherapy treatments More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Roche to acquire US oncology software company Flatiron Health for $1.9bn

Roche acquisition of Flatiron Health: Swiss pharma company Roche is all set to fully acquire oncology software company Flatiron Health in a $1.9 billion deal to speed up development of cancer drugs. A little over More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Seattle Genetics to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics to boost oncology portfolio

Pharma acquisition news : Seattle Genetics has made a deal of about $614 million to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics, a California-based biotechnology company focused on the development of oncology products, in a More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Sanofi to acquire Belgian biotech company Ablynx for €3.9bn

Pharma acquisition news : French pharma company Sanofi has clinched a deal to acquire Belgian biotech company Ablynx for a sum of around €3.9 billion in an all-cash deal. Headquartered in Ghent, Ablynx, which More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Sanofi Acquisition of Bioverativ : Sanofi to buy US biotech company for $11.6bn

Pharma acquisition news : French pharma company Sanofi has struck a deal to acquire Bioverativ, a US biotech company for about $11.6 billion to grow its presence in specialty care and strengthen its position in More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Takeda offers €520m to acquire European cell therapy company TiGenix

Pharma acquisition news : Japanese pharma company Takeda Pharmaceutical proposes to acquire TiGenix, a cell therapy company in Belgium for €520 million to grow its late-stage gastroenterology portfolio along with More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Mallinckrodt to acquire constipation drug Amitiza owner Sucampo for $1.2bn

Pharma acquisition news : UK-based Mallinckrodt has agreed to acquire Sucampo Pharmaceuticals along with its commercial and development assets including the constipation drug Amitiza (lubiprostone), for about $1.2 More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

US cancer drug maker Ignyta to be acquired by Roche for $1.7bn

Roche acquisition of Ignyta : Swiss pharma company Roche Pharmaceuticals has signed a merger agreement with Ignyta to acquire the US cancer drug maker for $1.7 billion in an all-cash transaction, in a move to expand More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Teva job cuts : Israeli pharma company to remove 14,000 employees

Teva job cuts : Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the Israel-based generic drug maker has announced its decision of removing 14,000 employees across its global operations under a two-year restructuring plan, designed More...